Uruguay to Purchase One Laptop Per Child

According to Forbes.com video Intel is making the “Classmate PC” and will also be collaborating with MIT for the 100 dollar computer. (Interesting to note as of present AMD is the chip inside the XO computer)
Here is a video from Siggraph 2007 on the XO Lappy. They’re working on a foot pedal like on a sewing machine to power it…or maybe even solar cells…(the whole thing is set to cost 100 usd, though right now, it’s being manufactured for 140.

Published by Pete Ippel

Pete Ippel, the son of a dancer and a musician, was born in Oak Park, Illinois and has been surrounded by the arts since birth. He moved to Morris, Illinois in 1989 and started to participate in athletics rather than dance. After high school, Pete attended Cornell University where he received a BA in psychology and a BFA in photo / digital art making. He continued to follow his sporting dreams in the high jump, which culminated in a school record leap of 7 feet 1/2 inch in 2001. In May 2004 he attained an MFA degree in the New Genres department of the San Francisco Art Institute. Presently Pete is a practicing artist whose work is in numerous private collections and has been exhibited in New York, California, and internationally. Mr. Ippel resides in Working Artists Ventura, a sustainable artist community in southern California. In addition, he teaches art, is a web developer, an active blogger, and still high jumps from time to time. As a passionate problem solver and a pragmatic optimist, Pete’s art and his life are full of exciting challenges.

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